These are the most recent numbers available from the 2010 US Census. These are the estimates of the number of homeless people in Cleveland and cities throughout Ohio. We estimate the Cleveland number at around 22,000 people in a one year. There were 223,790 living below the poverty rate in Cuyahoga County, which is 17.9% of the total population. There were 22,379 people homeless or 10% of those living in poverty. 24% of the families live below the poverty level and 9.8% of those over 65 living in poverty.